Don't Look Up: the first good movie about climate changeAdam McKay's new movie isn't about climate change -- it's about an oncoming comet -- but it captures, like no work of art has, some of the strange …
Rooftop solar and home batteries make a clean grid vastly more affordableDistributed energy has often been seen as a more expensive alternative to utility-scale power plants, but new modeling reveals that it is actually a…
Volts podcast: how the left can suck less at messaging, with Anat Shenker-OsarioA discussion with a messaging professional about the elements of a good message, how to get messages to voters where they live, and the right way to…
A guest essay from architect and urbanist Mike Eliason on the coolest trends in European cities, where they are converting brownfields to ecodistricts…
The year in federal climate politics and what lies aheadDespite all the frustrations of the past year, and the ongoing frustrations, the Build Back Better Act remains the last, best hope for federal climate…
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Volts podcast: "Don't Look Up" director Adam McKay on the challenges of making movies about climate changeThe movie Don't Look Up has split critics while becoming one of Netflix's biggest hits ever. I talk with director Adam McKay about the film's critical…
Climate legislation and Congress: the current state of playSome shrunken form of Build Back Better still has a chance. The good news is, everyone involved seems eager to preserve the climate parts. The bad news…
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Crunch time: America's last chance at serious climate policy for a decadeThis is it, folks! The upcoming reconciliation bill is likely the Democrats' last big shot at climate policy for a decade. There are two key policies on…
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